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US Burning Plasma Organization News

Sabina Griffith

The U.S. Burning Plasma Organization (US-BPO) coordinates the American efforts to support preparations for experiments on ITER. The BPO reports its activities through a newsletter that is posted on its website. Jim Van Dam, University of Texas, heads the US-BPO. Chuck Greenfield, of General Atomics, is the Deputy Director. Nermin Uckan (ORNL) is Assistant Director for ITER Liason. The BPO has 10 Topical Groups, each with its own Leader and Deputy Leader. The members of the US-BPO are heavily involved in ITER design issues. Persons wishing to be on the email mailing list for the BPO newsletters should contact

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